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Internet Arcade

The Internet Arcade is a web-based library of arcade (coin-operated) video games from the 1970s through to the 1990s, emulated in JSMAME, part of the JSMESS software package.

Containing hundreds of games ranging through many different genres and styles, the Arcade provides research, comparison, and entertainment in the realm of the Video Game Arcade.

  The game collection ranges from early "bronze-age" videogames, with black and white screens and simple sounds, through to large-scale games containing digitized voices, images and music. Most games are playable in some form, although some are useful more for verification of behavior or programming due to the intensity and requirements of their systems.

  Many games have a "boot-up" sequence when first turned on, where the systems run through a check and analysis, making sure all systems are go. In some cases, odd controllers make proper playing of the systems on a keyboard or joypad a pale imitation of the original experience. Please report any issues to the Internet Arcade Operator, Jason Scott.

If you are encountering issues with control, sound, or other technical problems, read this entry of some common solutions.

Also, Armchair Arcade (a video game review site) has written an excellent guide to playing on the Internet Arcade as well.


Below are a suggested collection of games that run at proper speed in a powerful browser. (Firefox is currently the fastest environment, although other browsers should work as well.)

 

Images of Marquees and Snapshots of in-game screens come from the Progetto Snaps collection,
who have spent years creating impeccable support materials for the worl d of emulation.

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Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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Burger Time (DECO Cassette) (US) by Data East Corporation (1983) Developed by Data East Corporation Released 1982 Also For Apple II, Atari 2600, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, Intellivision, Mattel Aquarius, MSX, NES, PC-8000, PC Booter, Sharp MZ-80K/700/800/1500, Sharp X1, TI-99/4A, Wii Published by Bally Midway Mfg Co. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Platform Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description You play as Chef Pepper and your goal is to make giant hamburgers while evil...
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Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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favorite 18
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Captain America and The Avengers (Asia Rev 1.4) by Data East Corporation (1991) Developed by Data East Corporation Released 1991 Also For Game Boy, Game Gear, Genesis, SNES Published by Data East USA, Inc. Misc Licensed Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Beat 'em up / Brawler, Shooter Visual 2D scrolling Description Captain America and the Avengers is a one- to four-player (simultaneous) side-scrolling beat 'em up in which four Marvel Comics licensed heroes (Captain America, Iron Man,...
Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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Tumble Pop (World) by Data East Corporation (1991) Developed by Data East Corporation Released Nov, 1991 Also For Game Boy, Nintendo 3DS Published by Data East Corporation Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Platform Description Tumble Pop is a platform game similar along the lines of Bubble Bobble . Your character has a vacuum cleaner attached to his backpack, and you must use it to suck up enemies into the backpack and shoot them back out before they break out. Enemies will...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by Data East Corporation
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Caveman Ninja (World ver 4) by Data East Corporation (1991) Developed by Data East Corporation Released 1991 Also For Amiga, DOS, Game Boy, Genesis, NES, Nintendo Switch, SNES, Zeebo Published by Data East Corporation Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Platform Visual 2D scrolling Description Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja features the characters Joe and Mac as cavemen ninjas in a multi-level platform area where the player has to jump and club incoming enemies. They can also throw at...
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by Data East Corporation
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Pocket Gal (Japan) by Data East Corporation (1987)
Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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Robocop 2 (Euro-Asia v0.10) by Data East Corporation (1991) Developed by Data East Corporation Released 1991 Platform Arcade Published by Data East Corporation Genre Action Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Shooter Misc Licensed, Regional Differences Perspective 1st-person, Side view Visual 2D scrolling Narrative Crime Description RoboCop 2 is a 2D side-scrolling shooter with 2.5D gameplay that puts players in the shoes of RoboCop. The game is based on the movie of the same name and loosely...
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by Data East Corporation
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Secret Agent (World revision 3) by Data East Corporation (1989) Developed by Data East Corporation Released Jul, 1989 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Nintendo Switch, ZX Spectrum Published by Data East USA, Inc. Perspective Side view Narrative Spy / Espionage Genre Action Gameplay Beat 'em up / Brawler, Shooter Visual 2D scrolling Description With a clear James Bond influence, Sly Spy must stop terrorists destroying parts of the city in this collection of sub-games. Roughly...
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Super Burger Time (World set 1) by Data East Corporation (1990) Developed by Data East Corporation Released 1990 Also For Nintendo Switch, Zeebo Published by Data East Corporation Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Platform Visual 2D scrolling Description Super BurgerTime is a sequel to BurgerTime . The players control Peter Pepper Jr. or his twin brother Pete Pepper Jr. (in two players mode), sons of the protagonist of BurgerTime , as they try to cook burgers. To do so, they...
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by Data East Corporation
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Street Hoop - Street Slam - Dunk Dream (DEM-004 ~ DEH-004) by Data East Corporation (1994)
Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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Windjammers - Flying Power Disc by Data East Corporation (1994) Developed by Data East Corporation Released Feb 17, 1994 Also For Neo Geo, Neo Geo CD, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PS Vita, Wii Published by Data East Corporation Perspective Top-down Interface Direct Control Genre Action, Sports Setting Fantasy Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Windjammers is based on a real-life sport known as Saucer Tennis or Frisbee Tennis. You and an opponent face off in an arena with a low net in the...
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Internet Arcade
by Irem (Data East Corporation license)
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Dream Soccer '94 (World M107 hardware) by Irem (Data East Corporation license) (1994)
Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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Super Real Darwin (World) by Data East Corporation (1987)
Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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Crude Buster (World FX version) by Data East Corporation (1990)
Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation (licensed from First Star)
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Boulder Dash - Boulder Dash Part 2 (World) by Data East Corporation (licensed from First Star) (1990) Platform Arcade Released May, 1990 Published by Data East Corporation Perspective Side view Interface Direct Control Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Puzzle elements Visual 2D scrolling Description Boulder Dash is an updated version of Boulder Dash . It features new levels and graphics, but keeps the traditional gameplay intact: The player characters digs through dirt and has to collect all...
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by Data East Corporation
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Spin Master - Miracle Adventure by Data East Corporation (1993) Developed by Data East Corporation Released Dec 16, 1993 Also For Neo Geo, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Wii, Windows Apps, Xbox One, Zeebo Published by Data East Corporation Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Platform, Shooter Visual 2D scrolling Description An evil doctor has kidnapped John and Tom's friend, Mary, and has stolen their treasure map. Rescuing Mary and getting back all pieces of the map takes them...
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by Data East Corporation
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Pocket Gal Deluxe (Euro v3.00) by Data East Corporation (1992)
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by Data East Corporation
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Wizard Fire (Over Sea v2.1) by Data East Corporation (1992) Developed by Data East Corporation Released 1992 Also For Nintendo Switch, Zeebo Published by Data East Corporation Perspective Bird's-eye view Setting Fantasy Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Beat 'em up / Brawler Visual Isometric Description In the 4th century A.D., in the Empire of Gaul, the evil Zenon plans to take a hundred and one lives to open the Dragon Shrine and raise an army of undead. As the Sage foretold, the Shining Knights...
Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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Burnin' Rubber (DECO Cassette) (US) (set 1) by Data East Corporation (1982)
Internet Arcade
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Magical Drop III by Data East Corporation (1997) Developed by Data East Corporation Released Mar 21, 1996 Also For Game Boy Color, Neo Geo, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation, PlayStation 4, SEGA Saturn, Wii, Windows Apps, Xbox One, Zeebo Published by Data East Corporation Pacing Real-Time Genre Puzzle Gameplay Tile Matching Puzzle Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Perspective Side view Misc Licensed Art Anime / Manga Description This is the third installment in the puzzle frenzy series Magical Drop. In the...
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World Cup Volley '95 (Japan v1.0) by Data East Corporation (1995)
Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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B-Wings (Japan new Ver.) by Data East Corporation (1984) Developed by Data East Corporation Released Oct, 1984 Also For NES Published by Data East Corporation Perspective Top-down Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Visual 2D scrolling Description B-Wings is a vertically scrolling space shooter that owes its name to the space fighter from Star Wars movies. You have a wide variety of weapons at your disposal: Fire, Cannons, Jump, Hammer, etc. Each weapon has its own...
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Dark Seal (World revision 3) by Data East Corporation (1990) Developed by Data East Corporation Released 1990 Also For Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Zeebo Published by Data East Corporation Perspective Bird's-eye view Setting Fantasy Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Beat 'em up / Brawler Visual 2D scrolling Description According to an ancient legend of the Kingdom of Etrulia, should the people get corrupted by wickedness, demons and devils would break through the Gate of Doom, ruling the land as...
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by Data East Corporation
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The Cliffhanger - Edward Randy (World ver 3) by Data East Corporation (1990) Developed by Data East Corporation Released 1990 Platform Arcade Published by Data East Corporation Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Platform Visual 2D scrolling Description Edward Randy is an action game set in 1930-s in an unspecified European country. The story involves the development of a deadly secret weapon and a scientist's daughter Charlotte holding a vital component of this weapon - a prism...
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by Data East Corporation
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Fighter's History (World ver 43-09 DE-0395-1 PCB) by Data East Corporation (1993) Developed by Data East Corporation Released Mar, 1993 Also For Nintendo Switch, SNES Published by Data East Corporation Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Fighting Description Fighter's History is a traditional 2D fighter along the lines of the Street Fighter series . The player can choose between 9 different characters to play as: Ray, Feilin, Ryoko, Matlok, Samchay, Lee, Mizoguchi, Jean and Marstorius....
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by Data East Corporation
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Lock'n'Chase (DECO Cassette) (US) by Data East Corporation (1981) Developed by Data East Corporation Released 1981 Also For Apple II, Atari 2600, Intellivision, PlayStation 3, PSP, PS Vita Published by Taito America Corporation Perspective Top-down Genre Action Gameplay Arcade Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Lock 'n' Chase is an arcade action game similar to Pac-Man . You play a thief who is trapped in a maze like vault. To get out, you need to collect all of the gold dots located in the...
Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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Mutant Fighter (World ver EM-5) by Data East Corporation (1992) Developed by Data East Corporation Released 1991 Also For FM Towns, Sharp X68000, SNES Published by Data East Corporation Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Fighting Visual 2D scrolling Description Mutant Fighter is a versus fighting game with several stand-out features. With the exception of Hercules, playable characters have no names: they either represent a warrior class (Fighter, Amazoness), or are popular...
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by Data East Corporation
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Magical Drop II by Data East Corporation (1996) Developed by Data East Corporation Released 1996 Also For Neo Geo, Neo Geo CD, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, SEGA Saturn, SNES, Wii, Windows Apps, Xbox One Published by Data East Corporation Pacing Real-Time Genre Puzzle Gameplay Tile Matching Puzzle Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Perspective Side view Misc Licensed Art Anime / Manga Description In Magical Drop II , you control a clown that can grab and throw balloons. You have to match three...
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by Data East Corporation
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Boulder Dash (DECO Cassette) (US) by Data East Corporation (1985) Released 1984 Also For Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 2600, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, Electron, Epoch Super Cassette Vision, FM-7, Game Boy, Intellivision, iPhone, MSX, NES, PC-88, PC Booter, Wii, ZX Spectrum Published by Exidy, Inc. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Puzzle elements Visual 2D scrolling Description You are Rockford, and you have to dig through monster infested caves in...
Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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Karnov's Revenge - Fighter's History Dynamite by Data East Corporation (1994)
Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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Highway Chase (DECO Cassette) (US) by Data East Corporation (1980)
Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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Angler Dangler (DECO Cassette) (US) by Data East Corporation (1982) Developed by Data East Corporation Released 1982 Platform Arcade Published by Data East USA, Inc. Perspective 1st-person Sport Fishing Genre Sports Gameplay Arcade Description Cast, reel 'em in and tell about the one that got away. Angler Dangler is a fishing arcade game. Press a button to cast, aiming where you see the most fish. Press the red button to reel in but don't reel to hard or your line will snap. Use the joystick to...
Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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Pro Soccer (DECO Cassette) (US) by Data East Corporation (1983)
Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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Astro Fantasia (DECO Cassette) (US) by Data East Corporation (1981)
Internet Arcade
by Coreland - Data East Corporation
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Noboranka (Japan) by Coreland - Data East Corporation (1986)
Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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Liberation by Data East Corporation (1984) Developed by Data East Corporation Released 1984 Platform Arcade Published by Data East Corporation Perspective Top-down Vehicular Helicopter, Tank Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Description Liberation is a 2D scrolling top down shooter. The game has two sections - first, the player controls a helicopter, flies over forests, shoots enemies and searches villages. After the helicopter lands, the player controls a tank or other vehicle and must...
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by Data East Corporation
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Diet Go Go (Euro v1.1 1992.09.26) by Data East Corporation (1992) Developed by Data East Corporation Released 1992 Platform Arcade Published by Data East Corporation Gameplay Arcade, Platform Genre Action Setting Fantasy Description Diet Go Go is 2D platform game "on single screen", similar to Nightmare in the Dark or Jumping Pop . Players control two anime-styled teenagers (a boy and girl) wearing gym gear. They must shoot some monsters - after shooting the monsters a few times the...
Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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Trio The Punch - Never Forget Me... (World) by Data East Corporation (1989)
Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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Backfire! (set 1) by Data East Corporation (1995)
Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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Heavy Smash (Europe version -2) by Data East Corporation (1993) Developed by Data East Corporation Released Jul, 1993 Platform Arcade Published by Data East Corporation Perspective Side view Genre Action, Sports Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Arcade Description Heavy Smash portrays a futuristic, armored, no-rules version of handball. The player is allowed to select one of various national teams (plus a robot team with a space station as home turf), some of them with an unique armor design...
Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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Flash Boy (vertical) (DECO Cassette MD) (No.12-Ver.0-Set.1Japan) by Data East Corporation (1981)
Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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Peter Pepper's Ice Cream Factory (DECO Cassette) (US) (set 1) by Data East Corporation (1984)
Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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Cluster Buster (DECO Cassette) (US) by Data East Corporation (1983)
Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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Psycho-Nics Oscar (World revision 0) by Data East Corporation (1987) Developed by Data East Corporation Released Aug, 1987 Platform Arcade Published by Data East Corporation Perspective Side view Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Platform, Shooter Visual 2D scrolling Description Psycho-Nics Oscar is a 2D platform-shooting game. The player controls a powerful mecha (giant Japanese robot), named Oscar. He fights against machines in Ordio City, advancing to the right of the...
Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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Treasure Island (DECO Cassette) (US) (set 1) by Data East Corporation (1981)
Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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favorite 1
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Super Astro Fighter (DECO Cassette) (US) by Data East Corporation (1981)
Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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Pro Bowling (DECO Cassette) (US) by Data East Corporation (1983)
Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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Flying Ball (DECO Cassette) (US) by Data East Corporation (1985)
Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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Night Star (DECO Cassette) (US) (set 1) by Data East Corporation (1983)
Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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Super Doubles Tennis (DECO Cassette) (Japan) by Data East Corporation (1983)
Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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Oozumou - The Grand Sumo (DECO Cassette) (Japan) by Data East Corporation (1984)
Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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Ghostlop (prototype) by Data East Corporation (1996)
Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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Rootin' Tootin' - La-Pa-Pa (DECO Cassette) (US) by Data East Corporation (1983)
Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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Mission-X (DECO Cassette) (US) by Data East Corporation (1982)
Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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Pro Tennis (DECO Cassette) (US) by Data East Corporation (1982)
Internet Arcade
by Toaplan - Data East Corporation
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Performan (Japan) by Toaplan - Data East Corporation (1985)
Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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Tournament Pro Golf (DECO Cassette) (US) by Data East Corporation (1981)
Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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Explorer (DECO Cassette) (US) by Data East Corporation (1982)
Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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China Town (Japan) by Data East Corporation (1991)
Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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Disco No.1 (DECO Cassette) (US) by Data East Corporation (1982)
Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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Terranean (DECO Cassette) (US) by Data East Corporation (1981)
Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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Skater (DECO Cassette) (Japan) by Data East Corporation (1983)
Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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Zeroize (DECO Cassette) (US) by Data East Corporation (1983)
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Tornado (DECO Cassette) (US) by Data East Corporation (1982)